Video: Hero Dog Travels To Feed Neighboring Animals

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Meet Lilica, a Brazilian junk yard dog with the heart of a champion. Why do you ask? Because she endures tremendous pain to help those around her… and by “around her,” I mean 4 miles away. Take a look at this incredible video and see for yourself.

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Video: Pets Interrupting Yoga

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If yoga is about controlling the mind and body, there is no greater test than practicing with a dog or cat on the loose.  As Danielle Cuccio, a yoga instructor and owner of two pugs tells us, “They think it’s playtime or that it’s some kind of game. They think, ‘Mommy is on our level … Lets get her!’ They actually challenge me to stay balanced in a pose so I think it makes me stronger.”  Watch our compilation above and see why every yogi should own a pet for the ultimate yoga challenge.

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Surprising Animal Victims of Your Favorite Foods

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Sustainable eating isn’t always easy. Picking up whatever’s cheap and convenient is definitely simpler than making sure that our food came from responsible, cruelty-free sources. We all know the effort is worth it, and sometimes all we need is an extra push. We’ve put together a list that puts a face on who you could help by being a conscious consumer. Click through for five unexpected victims of your favorite foods.

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Video: Dog Spoils Crying Baby With Toys

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Charlie really found himself in the dog house when he stole baby Laura’s toys.  The upset tot burst into tears after the playful pooch pinched her favorite furry mobile.  But the cheeky canine soon won back her trust by bringing her a selection of new playthings.  And the entire adorable incident was all caught on camera.  The cute footage shows the bashful beagle walking off with one of the infant’s possessions.

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Video: World’s First BASE Jumping Dog

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Pigs may not fly yet, but it seems dogs have conquered the skies.  Whisper has earned the distinction of the world’s first BASE jumping dog. Rock climber Dean Potter strapped his pooch onto his back while before jumping from a 13,000-foot mountain peak called The Eiger in Switzerland. Potter captured his pup’s less-than-enthusiastic reaction with a GoPro.

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Jeans Made by Lions, and Tigers, and Bears

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Like your jeans broken-in and a little tattered? Then you’ll probably love the latest in designer denim from Japan: blue jeans ripped and distressed by the lions, tigers, and bears of Hitachi City’s Kamine Zoo.The Mineko Club, an organization of zoo supporters, is auctioning three pairs of “the only jeans on Earth designed by dangerous animals” to benefit the zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.

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New App Helps Find Lost Pets Scared By Fireworks

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With Fourth of July approaching, the ASPCA has created a smart phone app that will help users find lost pets who may get spooked during the festivities.  According to recent survey findings, nearly one in five pets go missing after being scared by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises.

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Rarest Whale on Earth Bouncing Back From the Brink

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Amid all the depressing news about the declining state of the world’s oceans, here’s a genuine feel-good story: The critically endangered North Atlantic right whale population, once decimated by ship collisions, has rebounded to more than 500 individuals. That’s the highest level since researchers began studying the whale three decades ago.

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22 Photos That Prove Why Babies Need Pets

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A child’s development can often be accelerated by daily interactions with the family pet. Their young minds grow a great deal through their social and emotional bonds. Instead of providing scientific facts to backup this theory, here are 22 photos that without a doubt prove that it’s true.

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Video: Golden Retriever Eats Corn Like a Cartoon Character

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Meet Coco-chan, the dog who relaxes millions of people online by calmly eating things. Coco-chan is a Golden Retriever, Coco-chan lives in Japan, Coco-chan is extremely polite (I already said it lived in Japan), and Coco-chan likes to slowly eat fruits and vegetables, which many people on the Internet apparently find soothing. Just in time for everyone’s big July 4th barbecues, here’s this happy pup eating some corn on the cob.

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